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Severe weather slams Mississippi; 4 killed

JACKSON — Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses. In Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two southeastern counties where officials say four people died in the storms and several more were injured. His office said thousands ...

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Loftin retiring after 42 years

Marion County circuit clerk Jesse Loftin is retiring after nearly 42 years of service to the state of Mississippi. Prior to his time as the court clerk, Loftin worked as an investigator for both the state Fire Marshall’s Office and the state attorney general where he looked into white-collar crimes. WDAM-TV reported his first job with the state of Mississippi ...

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